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FBI Warns to Reboot Home and Office Routers, Networked Devices Due to Malware

FBI Warns to Reboot Home and Office Routers, Networked Devices Due to Malware

The Federal Bureau of Investigation released a public service announcement Friday advising consumers and small offices to reboot routers and networked devices due to widespread malware infection by foreign cyber actors. The agency said the malware affects hundreds of thousands of routers produced by several manufacturers and that, “The size and scope of the infrastructure impacted by VPNFilter malware is ...

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Man Tried to Climb in Vehicle Window at Sevierville Traffic Light

Man Tried to Climb in Vehicle Window at Sevierville Traffic Light

Sevierville police say a man was severely injured after falling from a moving vehicle that he attempted to enter while it was stopped at a traffic light early Wednesday morning. Officers responded to a 911 call reporting an injured pedestrian lying on the shoulder of West Main Street shortly after 7 a.m. on May 23, 2018. Witnesses told police that ...

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County Considers Seizing Sevier County Humane Society Property through Eminent Domain

County Considers Seizing Sevier County Humane Society Property through Eminent Domain for Shelter

At a meeting Thursday, the Sevier County Budget Committee considered three options to solve the current animal shelter crisis and recommended taking the property of Sevier County Humane Society through condemnation via eminent domain. Pets Without Parents, who is contracted to provide animal sheltering services to Sevier County and the cities of Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg for the period ...

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Retaliatory Tariffs Could Cost Billions in Reduced US Soybean Exports

Retaliatory Tariffs Could Cost Billions in Reduced US Soybean Exports

In an ongoing tug-of-war over threatened tariffs between the United States and the Chinese government, researchers at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture have examined potential impacts to U.S. soybean exports at three hypothetical tariff rates. The research indicates that exports are projected to drop by $4.5 billion to $7.7 billion if a 25 percent tariff is imposed, with ...

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Sevierville Fire Department Steps Up Commercial Building Inspections

Sevierville Fire Department Steps Up Commercial Building Inspections

Perhaps the most important task that the Sevierville Fire Department performs throughout the year is fire prevention. One aspect of fire prevention is inspection of commercial and public buildings. The department is currently focusing fire prevention efforts on commercial buildings to ensure that all businesses are operating within the fire code for the safety of the public and their respective ...

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Sevier County Election Results – May 1, 2018

Sevier County Election Results May 1, 2018

The Sevier County Election Commission has released the following unofficial results for the Democratic and Republican Primaries and Nonpartisan School Board Election held May 1, 2018. These Sevier County Election Results are unofficial until certified by the Sevier County Election Commission. TOTAL VOTES % EARLY ELEC DAY ABSENTEE PROVIS PRECINCTS COUNTED (OF 25) 25 100 REGISTERED VOTERS –   TOTAL ...

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Indiana Woman Dies in Single-Car Accident on Clingmans Dome Road

Indiana Woman Dies in Single-Car Accident on Clingmans Dome Road

An Indiana woman died in a single-car accident on Clingmans Dome Road in Great Smoky Mountains National Park on Wednesday. Park rangers, including the park’s technical Search and Rescue Team, along with Cherokee Tribal EMS and Cherokee Fire and Rescue, responded to the scene of a reported motor vehicle accident approximately 2 miles west of Newfound Gap on Clingmans Dome ...

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Sevier County Nonprofits May Apply for $500k Humana Foundation Grant

Sevier County Nonprofits May Apply for $500k Humana Foundation Grant

Sevier County is one of the 19 counties in Humana’s Knoxville Bold Goal market where nonprofit organizations are eligible to apply for the 2018 Humana Foundation Strategic Community Investment grant. The Humana Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Humana, is pleased to invite nonprofit organizations in the Knoxville area to apply for a Humana Foundation Strategic Community Investment before Friday, April ...

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Operation April Fools Nets Dozens of Sevier County Drug Dealers

Operation April Fools Nets Dozens of Sevier County Drug Dealers

UPDATE: Nine additional suspects have been arrested as part of the April Fools undercover operation conducted earlier this month. Updated April 30, 2018 to include new arrests. The suspects were included in the indictments handed down by a Sevier County Grand Jury of 87 suspected drug dealers as a result of an undercover operation by the Sevier County Street Crimes ...

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